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LG 55EA970

log.com.tr Editor's Choice Les Numeriques.com 5 Star Digital Versus 5 Star 01net.com 4 Star
55" Passive May 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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12 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

This large TV was given an "Editor's Choice" award by Log.com.tr who thought that this TV was marvellous.

Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com both gave this LG TV a "5 Star" award and 01net.com gave it a "4 Star" award.

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Excellent Expert Reviews

Based on seven expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, 01net.com, Les Numeriques.com and lemondenumerique.com the average expert rating of this television is 96 out of 100. Experts think this LG television is one of the very best TVs of a similar type and age.

Good Brand

LG large TVs have good ratings on average and across all TVs LG is one of the superior brands.

Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the 55EA970, the 55EA970 supports smart TV.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 55EA970 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 55EA970.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think the Samsung UN55F8000[plb_1998277_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is OLED, which is typical of many large TVs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The LG 55EA970 is a four HDMI ports quantity television. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the 55EA970 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of 1,000 hertz, the LG 55EA970 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 55EA970. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of televisions of this age and type is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 460Hz.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This TV has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many televisions of this age and spec.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This television supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on TVs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Supports Six Audio Formats Supporteds

The 55EA970 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. This television supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by TVs of this age and type. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "AC3", "EAC3", "HE-AAC" and "PCM" are also supported by this TV.

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Has Six Smart Modess

The 55EA970 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of this type and age. This TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most commonly found smart modes found on televisions that are a comparable age to the 55EA970. The smart modess "Cinema", "Music", "Personal", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this television.

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6 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

One LG 55EA970 owner who purchased the LG 55EA970 said that it was not easy to use the menus. Expert review site Digitalversus.com mentioned in their LG 55EA970 review “Although a few minor settings could still be perfected”.

Running Costs Are Very High

Whilst this TV is rated A for energy efficiency, based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 55EA970 will cost £163 over 5 years to run, which is in the most expensive 20% of all 321 TVs of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 55EA970 do not have a built-in camera. The LG 55EA970 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the Samsung UN55F8000[plb_1998277_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The LG 55EA970 has a greater number of image formats than most comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years. This LG TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. The image formats supporteds "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 55EA970 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the 55EA970 also do not feature OLED technology.

It is worth also looking at other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price].

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of TVs of this age and type range from 60kWh to 320kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 120kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 146 kilowatt hours, the 55EA970 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst comparable spec televisions of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 55EA970

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions of a comparable spec and age to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this television was released.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Supported 3D Technologies
2D-3D Converter
Display Technology
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Browsing
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Voice Control
Motion Control
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Handheld Remote Control
Camera Included
3D Glasses Quantity

4 Awards

log.com.tr Editor's Choice Les Numeriques.com 5 Star Digital Versus 5 Star 01net.com 4 Star

Expert Reviews

(8)
12 May 2014

If you've got the cash, then there's no doubt that the LG 55EA970V is the best TV that we've tested yet, and it'll no doubt stay on top at least until UHD OLED models land (due in September)....

Digital Versus

11 August 2014

Oubliez la 3D et les TV connectées, 2014 est l?année de l? Ultra HD (abusivement nommée 4K) et de l?Oled. Si nous avons déjà traité de la très haute définition dans un précédent article,... Read more…

Si vous êtes dans une phase de renouvellement de téléviseur et que, pour cela, vous avez un peu de budget, ne cherchez pas plus loin. Foncez sur ce modèle OLED qui affiche une image de toute...

9 July 2014

Malgré son image resplendissante, ce téléviseur perd sa cinquième étoile à cause d'un design qui va vite vieillir, d'une fidélité des couleurs perfectible, et de certains manques pour les...

01net.com

20 June 2014

Le LG OLED 55EA970V est le descendant direct d'un écran que nous avions testé il y a quelques temps. Mais si son ancêtre faisait figure de démo technologique, voici que ce 55 pouces s'annonce... Read more…

Si vous avez le budget, inutile de chercher plus loin, le LG 55EA970V est le meilleur téléviseur testé au laboratoire et il le sera au moins jusqu'à l'arrivée des Oled UHD (annonce pour...

Les Numeriques.com

9 July 2014

Log.com.tr

Düz ekran televizyonlarla ba?layan yeni nesil televizyon devrimi plazmalardan LCD'lere, onlardan da LED'e do?ru bir rota izledi. S?rada ise OLED var. LED'e daha do?rusu LED ayd?nlatmal? LCD'ye... Read more…

2 January 2015

W LG 55EA970V zastosowano nie tradycyjny wy?wietlacz transmisyjny (jak np. w telewizorach LCD), lecz wy?wietlacz emisyjny, w którym ?wiat?o generuj? diody organiczne ? st?d nazwa OLED (ang.... Read more…

Great 3D image quality with no crosstalk
Wide viewing angles, Even, consistent brightness levels over the whole display
Almost instant screen response time
Infinite contrast
Effective motion compensation function
Uneven gamma in the model we tested
Image resolution halves when viewing in 3D mode
Curved design isn't suitable for wall mounting
Quelques lenteurs de lancement des applications
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Electricity cost when switched on £160.24
Electricity cost when on standby £2.44
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Total running cost over 5 years £162.68
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Energy Rating
0.81T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.81 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 21 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 55ea970, lg 55ea970v, certified 55ea970, certified 55ea970v, lg electronics 55ea970, lg electronics 55ea970v, lg electronics 55ea970va, lg electronics 55ea970vap, lg electronics 55ea970vapi
Barcodes 06418897305964, 06418897305971, 08806084652751, 08806084652775, 08806084652782, 08806908465277

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